Manhattan Review GRE Prep Home
Manhattan Review is a company that has been committed to supporting students in London and around the world accomplish their academic goals since we were established in 1999. Our company was founded through innovative and cutting-edge methods to preparing prospective students for the Graduate Record Examinations Test (GRE). Our academic services have helped countless students in London, Manchester, Oxford, Cambridge, Birmingham, Edinburgh, and Glasgow do their absolute best on the GRE in order to live their dreams of attending the world's most selective and renowned institutions for advanced business training. Many of our London graduates have gone onto venerated universities such as Harvard, Stanford, and MIT, as well as the London School of Economics, Cambridge University, and Oxford University.
Though we have received many accolades over the years since our inception, the accomplishments and successes of our students speak the loudest about the quality of our first-rate GRE prep services. Our past U.K. students have become top tier business professionals at Fortune 500 companies at top local firms such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, HSBC, Barclays, and BlackRock. Our past London graduates have used their graduate degrees to build successful careers in business, healthcare, law, engineering, civil service, scientific research, education, and almost every other area of professional life.
Manhattan Review's GRE prep services highly concentrated instruction based on individual student needs, professional goals, academic background, GRE strengths and weaknesses, preferred learning style, and cultural origin. Our GRE classes and private one-on-one tutoring sessions have been developed over our many years of experience in the test prep industry and in tandem with the latest and greatest innovative research. Our London and U.K. GRE students learn the best approaches to GRE subject matter, test-taking techniques and strategies, time management skills, and stress reduction exercises in order to maximize their GRE score potential. Students in London and around the world cannot find a better resource than Manhattan Review for all of their GRE prep requirements.
Potential Manhattan Review GRE tutors and instructors are thoroughly scrutinized for qualifications and personal suitability for GRE teaching prior to being hired. We clearly look for high standardized test scores, but unlike many other test prep companies, we take into account other factors, as well. Academic background is one these, as most of our tutors hold graduate degrees in GRE-relevant subjects from venerated universities, both in London and around the U.K. Professional achievement is also a significant component of our hiring decisions, and our tutors have become respected professionals in their industries, not only throughout the London area, but internationally, as well. Just as important, we look for instructors and tutors with significant teaching experience, a dedication to student success, engaging teaching styles, and friendly, approachable personalities. New hires are trained in Manhattan Review's GRE syllabi, GRE research, and best practices in GRE instruction. We have carefully screened our GRE educators so that our clients don't have to risk their future prospects on teachers of lesser ability. Manhattan Review U.K. students can be confident that our GRE services are provided by the best available GRE professionals the industry has to offer.
In 1999 Joern Meissner, who was then a lecturer and doctoral student at Columbia Business School, planted the seeds for Manhattan Review in New York City. Professor Meissner's lectures to MBA students at Columbia were defined by a special ability to simplify and streamline complex concepts to their essence. A handful of these students expressed that Meissner's teaching style would translate well to preparation for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and they challenged him to come up with a method of GMAT prep that was better than their previous unproductive and lackluster experiences. Meissner responded by creating original GMAT lectures that covered GMAT material using an efficient, simplified, and streamlined approach in language that was easy to follow and understand. Students quickly agreed that this method was far superior to the style of memorization and "tricks" offered by other test prep companies at the time.
In the years since, Manhattan Review has grown into an international educational services firm, with branches not only in London, but also major European, North American, Asian, and Australian cities. Our offerings have grown to include prep courses and private tutoring for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, SSAT, ACT, ISEE, TOEFL, and IELTS, in addition to admissions consulting and application advisory services. Test prep for international applicants to universities in the English-speaking world has become one of our specialties, as a significant percentage of our student population lives outside of the U.K. and United States. We offer our test prep clients a truly encyclopedic understanding of higher education, as well as thorough familiarity with the educational communities and specialized student needs in London, Manchester, Cambridge, Oxford, Birmingham, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, in addition to every metropolitan area we serve.
Joern Meissner is an internationally renowned business school professor with a Diploma in Business Management at the University of Hamburg and a PhD in Management Science at Columbia Business School in New York City, one of the top Ivy League Schools. Upon completion of his doctoral degree, Meissner chose the career track of an academic and has now more than 25 years of experience as a postsecondary educator. His passion for teaching is apparent, and he has taught business courses at the University of Hamburg, Lancaster University Management School, the Leipzig Graduate School of Management, and the University of Mannheim. Meissner's research on supply chain management, dynamic pricing, and revenue management has been published in several well-known and respected academic journals. While Professor Meissner thoroughly enjoys his research, he believes that grasping an idea is only half of the fun; imparting knowledge to others is even more fulfilling. This philosophy was paramount to the establishment of Manhattan Review, and continues to remain its most treasured principle today.